The Faculty of science and technology, Vishwakarma University, in association with IBM, organised the IBM Day Oct 16 at its 2nd-floor auditorium in the main building. Celebrating the two-year partnership with IBM, the world leader in innovation and research in the field of Information Technology, the esteemed faculty along with students had planned a series of meticulous activities like the inauguration, poster and paper presentation followed by an award ceremony.
Speaking at the inauguration, Hon Vice Chancellor Dr. Siddharth Jabade, urged students to ask questions and make the most of this excellent opportunity. Dr.Wasudeo Gade, Vice President, VU, while addressing the gathering, said that the institution prides itself on its association with IBM in the academic circles. He further added that knowledge is the only wealth sustainable.
Mr. Hari Subramanian, the highly reputed Business Development leader for IBM Systems Technical University, highlighted the need to focus on one's goal to achieve excellence. He also announced that going forward, students alike teachers will also receive an electronic badge detailing their achievements at IBM. Mr. Viqaruddin Surki, the second dignitary from IBM, who has over 16 years experience in the IT field, stressed the need to give equal importance to one's family life. According to him, "Being the best makes us unique, and being unique makes us an Ace."
The guests later proceeded to view the exhibition on the themes of 'Current Trends in Software' and 'Open Source Software', and their encouraging remarks instilled overwhelming confidence in the students.